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Not open to the public, but we got a private tour!

There's tons of history at the Prehen House. The story of half hung MacNaughton is one that is... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Florence, South Carolina
Prehen cottage

I was in Derry for my Daughters wedding on May 1 st 2016 .we booked into Prehen Cottage for 3... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2016
Bury, United Kingdom
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Aug 15, 2018
“Not open to the public, but we got a private tour!”
Sep 9, 2016
“Real history”
Prehen House is one of the North West’s most historic buildings. Situated next to the famous woods, it commands stunning views of Derry, the river Foyle and the hills beyond.Prehen is intimately linked with the history of Derry. Records reveal that...more
91 Prehen Park | Prehen, Derry BT47 2PB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7134 2829
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

There's tons of history at the Prehen House. The story of half hung MacNaughton is one that is near to my family as he is in our family line. While in Northern Ireland, we decided on the fly to take a day trip up to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2016

A beautiful old house with an amazing past. The main claim to fame being, its past connection to the now legendry "half hung McNaughton" Unfortunately due to the recent tragic death of the owner the house is not really open to the public, unless by...More

Date of experience: August 2016
3  Thank arthur589
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Went to Prehen House with work colleagues as a part of team day out. It was enjoyable; however, not overwhelming. Good time killer.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed May 5, 2016

I was in Derry for my Daughters wedding on May 1 st 2016 .we booked into Prehen Cottage for 3 nights. I was staying with my daughter and her husband and 3 grandkids.it was a delightful old cottage with beautiful antique furniture, the cottage is...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank tommo53
Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Prehensile House has been at the Centre of the History, Heritage and Mythical History of Derry for many years. I have always wanted to visit to see what it looks like in the flesh (bricks and mortar) as opposed to in photographs. We drove up...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Niall D
Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

My sister and I visited Prehen House and we were treated to an hour and a half of the history of this amazing listed building. It has been sympathetically restored to the year it was built in 1740. This has been a labour of love...More

Date of experience: May 2015
4  Thank Christina T
Reviewed February 19, 2015

Visiting Prehen House is a must if you are heading Derry direction. It is most definitely a hidden treasure and a place with amazing history, atmosphere and even its own ghost. House is very well-maintained with its original furniture and art and it also has...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Masza05
Reviewed February 15, 2015

My husband and I attended Prehen House for a special Valentines Night - a 5 course meal and drinks with a French chef cooking!!! Well what can I say - amazing would be an understatement! Thanks to Colin, Declan and staff for a fantastic night!...More

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank Wheyhey
Reviewed February 15, 2015

Thank you all for an amazing evening! The hospitality you all offered was the best we have experienced. It was so welcoming and the food was outstanding. The house has such a history most of which I didn't know. A hidden gem. Many thanks.

Date of experience: February 2015
2  Thank Noella M
Reviewed February 15, 2015

A valentine meal cooked by a French chef in a historic house. Value for money and so so much more. I would recommend if you are in the Derry area this house is an absulute must! And if an event comes on....GO! You really won't...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank Kim-Olphert
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